The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is composed of 6 programs:
1. Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising
2. Business and Marketing Education (in development)
3. Family and Consumer Sciences Education
4. Family Studies
5. Global Wine Studies
6. Recreation and Tourism
Each program provides skills for students to be successful in their chosen profession.
The Family and Consumer Sciences Mission is to discover, create, and disseminate new knowledge which will enhance the quality of life for American families; to transmit knowledge to student in family and consumer sciences which will allow them to be responsible leaders in their fields, professions, and society.